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AFREXIMBANK and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Partner with ARSO to Facilitate Intra-African Trade in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, under the Umbrella of the AATB Program

The new initiative aims to harmonise African standards for pharmaceuticals and medical devices thereby enhancing intra-African trade, reducing substandard counterfeit products, and building resilient regional health systems

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), have partnered with the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), to launch a new Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) initiative called the Harmonisation of Standards for Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices in Africa, aimed at promoting the quality…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Development Bank partner to Boost Institut Pasteur de Dakar’s and a network of African laboratories on COVID-19 Biomedical Research Program through IsDB Reverse Linkage Mechanism

The Institut Pasteur de Dakar is a biomedical research center in Senegal and its influence extends to West Africa and beyond

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (https://www.ITFC-IDB.org/)  and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), are to support Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD) based in Senegal with medical equipment and biomedical research in the fight against COVID-19 across a network of laboratories in several Sub-Saharan African countries. This intervention is facilitated through…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Extends COVID-19 Response Financing Facility to the Republic of Mauritania

US$10 million ITFC intervention to tackle shortages in emergency laboratory and personal protective equipment in the fight against coronavirus

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org), has provided US$10 million financing in favour of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania specifically to procure medicine and equipment to help them in the struggle against COVID-19. Based on the Mauritania Economic Update 2020 (World Bank), the COVID-19 pandemic will have a…

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International Islamic Trade Finance (ITFC) Launches Trade Development Fund (TDFD) to Support Intra-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Trade Initiatives

Initial US$50 million capital will provide grants to design and deliver trade development projects/initiatives

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has launched a new Trade Development Fund (TDFD) with an initial target capital of US$50 million to support trade development projects in member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Muslim communities…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Extends Emergency Medical Financing to the State of Palestine in COVID-19 Response

ITFC intervention delivers life-saving front-line personal protective equipment in the fight against novel coronavirus

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), has agreed to an immediate US$ 40,000 financial support to the Ministry of Health in Palestine. The request was made by the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) for the provision of medical equipment to the State of Palestine during the outbreak of…

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Joint Statement by heads of multilateral development banks and the World Trade Organization (WTO) on supporting trade finance during the COVID-19 crisis

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports

The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked the deepest economic downturn of our lifetimes. In addition to the ongoing shocks to supply and demand, international trade has been affected by a reduction in the supply of trade finance. Risk perceptions about non-payment in international trade are at the highest levels in a…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Finances Afreximbank with US$200 Million COVID-19 Response Package for the Agriculture Sector in Sub Saharan Africa

Murabaha financing agreement delivers critical support for thousands of farmers exporting food commodities across the continent as COVID-19 impacts global food commodity prices

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, signed a US$200 million syndicated Murabaha financing agreement with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), a multilateral financial institution established by African governments and institutional investors. The facility seeks to help African countries address some…

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Republic of Benin COVID-19 Laboratories Commence Operations after Grant from the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program

The grant, which falls under the umbrella of the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, provides immediate emergency funding to fight against novel coronavirus

The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, led by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) has granted emergency funding to the Republic of Benin to facilitate its COVID-19 ‘Screen-Isolate-Treat’ strategy as it fights to halt the spread of the virus. This initiative comes in line with the AATB…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Signs US$15 million Murabaha Financing Facility to support SMEs in Bangladesh

ITFC partnership will enable one of Bangladesh’s key financial institutions to reach out and provide financial support to SMEs

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a US$15 million Murabaha Financing Facility in favour of City Bank Limited in Bangladesh to support the Bank’s private sector businesses, particularly SMEs importing raw materials from the international markets. City Bank…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) supports Senegal’s COVID-19 Plan with EUR 8 Million disbursement for the Private Sector

The financing is aimed at helping Senegal to continue to contribute to economic inclusion by gearing capital towards the private sector

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Murabaha Financing of EUR 8 million for the Senegalese bank, Banque Islamique du Sénégal (BIS), to support the Bank’s trade finance operations within Senegal’s private sector. The financing is aimed…